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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, (BA)

Degree Requirements: 120 Credits

General Education*  41-42
Major Core 24
Major Electives 39
Electives 15-16
Total Credits 120


General Education Curriculum

University Success Skills

(1 credit)


Take ENGL 110 (3 credits), ENGL 111 (3 credits), and one course in COMM or SPCH (3 credits) for a total of 9 credits.


Take one MATH course for 3 or 4 credits.  

Arts and Humanities

Take one literature course (3 credits) and one additional course from either category (3 credits) for a total of 6 credits.

Natural Science

Take one science course (3 credits) along with that course’s lab (1 credit) for a total of 4 credits.  

Behavioral Wellness and Social Science

Choose 2 courses for a total of 6 credits.  No more than one course may be from the Wellness category.  


Choose one course for 3 credits - Must be a different religion course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Arts and Humanities general education core.

Civic Studies

Choose one course for 3 credits.  Must be a different political science course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Social Science general education core.​

English Core Curriculum

ENGL 213  or ENGL 223  may be used to fulfill Literature General Education requirement.

Major Electives

In addition to the core curriculum, the English major must complete the following:

100-200 Level ENGL/COMM courses: 18 credits

(This excludes composition courses)

300-400 Level ENGL/COMM courses: 21 credits

General Electives - 15-16 credits